Sustainability

Bloomberg Philanthropies

January 16, 2019

The newest, and final, winners of the expanded Bloomberg Philanthropies Climate Challenge have been announced.

January 04, 2019

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg joined St. Petersburg, Florida Mayor Rick Kriseman in the first days of 2019 to announce St. Petersburg as the twentieth winning city in Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge. St.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering

December 28, 2018

As the countdown to the new year approaches, so, too, does the deadline for the Urban Future Prize Competition. The Urban Future Lab, New York City's hub for smart cities, smart grid technology, and clean energy at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, recently... read more

ups cargo ebike
November 16, 2018

In the latest of ongoing efforts to address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns, Seattle will be the first city in the United States to pilot UPS electric cargo bikes with a program created through a partnership between the global delivery service and the Seattle Department of... read more

smart cities council readiness challenge
November 15, 2018

The Smart Cities Council – the industry’s largest coalition – has opened applications for its 2019 North American Readiness Challenge, an annual program that has so far helped nearly a dozen cities and states advance their smart cities initiatives.

port authority ny nj climate
Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
November 12, 2018

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has become the first public transportation agency in the United States to embrace the Paris Climate Agreement, setting aggressive interim greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets that call for a 35-percent reduction by 2025 and reaffirming the agency’s... read more

100rc funding

Credit: 100 Resilient Cities

November 05, 2018

A pilot program to boost financing for resilient community development has been announced by 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC).

green works orlando

Credit: Green Works Orlando

October 30, 2018

Just weeks after presenting the updated 2018 Green Works Orlando Community Action Plan to the Mayor and City Commissioners, Orlando’s top sustainability expert brought insight and expertise to fellow city leaders and innovators during Smart Cities Connect this week in Tampa.

American Cities Climate Challenge Winners

Credit: Bloomberg Philanthropies

October 26, 2018

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has named the next rounds of winning cities in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge.

Community Solar
October 18, 2018

The mutual benefit that community solar brings to local leaders and residents is the source of increased attention.

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